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jfountain
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Registered: ‎08-10-2004
Message 1 of 10 (547 Views)

Leaders in dynamic blocks

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09-27-2012 07:04 AM

I created a dynamic block that contains a quick leader.  The problem I have is when I go to my layout views the leader in the block does not show up.  If I edit the block, change the layer of the leader and save it then the leader will show up in viewports.  Other parts of the block are on the same layer and show up, it is just the leader for some reason.  Any ideas?  Has anyone else had this experience?

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SenecaAllen8027
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Message 2 of 10 (539 Views)

Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

09-27-2012 08:35 AM in reply to: jfountain

What layer does the leader start out on, and then what layer do you change it to when it shows up? Are the block and the layer in the same drawing, or is it an xref? Are you using annotative scales? This will give us a much clearer picture of what may be happening.

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jfountain
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Message 3 of 10 (536 Views)

Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

09-27-2012 08:43 AM in reply to: SenecaAllen8027
I have everything in the block on layer "0" now. I can change it to any other layer and it shows up. Before I had it all on "0", it was on the dimension layer with the same issue. I could go in and change it to 'text' layer and then it would show up. It is a block, not an xref. Yes I use annotative scales.....but I had the same issue before I started using annotative scales.
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SenecaAllen8027
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Message 4 of 10 (534 Views)

Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

09-27-2012 08:56 AM in reply to: jfountain

Does it show up when you print? Here in our office, there are some blocks, text, etc. that don't show up on the screen, but they show up fine in the print preview or when we print them (even to a pdf).

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jfountain
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Message 5 of 10 (532 Views)

Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

09-27-2012 08:59 AM in reply to: SenecaAllen8027
no, they do not print either.
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Volker_C
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Message 6 of 10 (495 Views)

Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

10-03-2012 03:02 PM in reply to: jfountain

Hi,

Can you post the block or a sample drawing so that we can take a look at it?

 

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jfountain
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Message 7 of 10 (489 Views)

Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

10-04-2012 04:10 AM in reply to: jfountain

Here is the block...

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Volker_C
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Message 8 of 10 (445 Views)

Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

10-09-2012 03:05 PM in reply to: jfountain

I made a copy of the annotative dimension style which was applied to the leader. The new style is non-annotative. The original annotative style had a 1:1 annotative scale assigned to it. Since the leader was nested in the block it would not update when you applied new annotation scales. It worked fine for me, please test it and let me know.

 

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onlyonealice
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Registered: ‎04-08-2014
Message 9 of 10 (183 Views)

Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

04-08-2014 04:58 PM in reply to: jfountain

Is there a way to have the leader that is part of the dynamic block still perform as a leader? As it is, when the leader is part of the Dynamic Block it becomes an object/ a line, so I cannot point it in any direction, etc...

 

Thanks!

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Ajilal.Vijayan
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Re: Leaders in dynamic blocks

04-08-2014 11:40 PM in reply to: onlyonealice

Is this what you looking for ?

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